Ald. Joe Moore (left) and challenger Maria Hadden (right) are running for 49th Ward alderman. Provided

Maria Hadden Ousts Longtime Ald. Joe Moore In 49th Ward

With 87.9 percent of precincts reporting, Hadden had 64.5 percent of the vote to Moore’s 35.5 percent.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park Primary category in which blog post is published
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Chicago Beaches Not Opening Any Time Soon, Mayor Lightfoot Says

To beat the heat, the city has opened several cooling centers, is rolling out mobile cooling centers and will reopen splash pads in public parks, Lightfoot said. Check out the list of cooling centers below.

Lakeview, Boystown, Wrigleyville Primary category in which blog post is published

As Boystown Reckons With Racism And Transphobia, Petition Demands Gender-Neutral Name Change

A recent petition claims that Boystown's nickname promotes the neighborhood as being "for the boys," discouraging women from participating in the community.